CHESTER, W.Va. (AP) — MTR Gaming Group is reporting a first-quarter loss of $6.2 million, or 22 cents per share.
Chester-based MTR reported a loss of $800,000, or 3 cents per share, during the same period in 2013.
President and chief operating officer Joseph L. Billhimer says in a news release that a harsh winter and competition from gaming facilities in Ohio affected MTR’s first-quarter results.
Revenues at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester dropped 6.6 percent to $45.9 million.
At Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie, Pa., revenues fell 11.9 percent to $33.1 million.
Revenues at Scioto Downs in Ohio decreased by half a percent to $35.8 million.